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Vrboska

Vrboska is a picturesque village in Croatia, in the Split-Dalmatian County, in the municipality of Jelsa. It is situated on the north coast of the island of Hvar.

Today’s settlement dates back to the Middle Ages, in the 15th century at the latest. The oldest building in the village is the church of St. Peter, which was built before the 14th century at the crossroads of the historic areas of Pitava and Vrbanja.
Vrbosca is divided into two parts: Podva, in Renaissance-Baroque style with a series of stone houses along the coast, and the square with churches, alleys, the remains of the town loggia and houses with Gothic and Renaissance features .Vrboska sometimes referred to as “Little Venice”.
Vrboska is a famous tourist spot. Accommodation facilities include hotels, family pensions, apartments and a nudist camp, and the offer includes restaurants and bars, sports and recreational facilities  and cultural and entertainment events. Also, during the tourist season, daily trips are organized to Bol on Brač, Makarska and on the island of Hvar.

Access : Coordinates: 43.166667, 16.45 / Vrboska is located in the province of Splitsko-Dalmatinska Županija, in the southern part of the country, 300 km south of Zagreb the capital of the country.

Highlights :

  • Verbosca It is located in a picturesque bay, the coasts of which are connected by four stone bridges, sometimes referred to as “Little Venice”.
  • In the area there are beaches equipped for tourism and a campsite used for the practice of naturism.
  • Top sights in Vieques :  Church-fortress of St. Mary, Renaissance church-fortress from the 16th century / The Baroque parish church of St. Lawrence is located west of the church fortress. The church was rebuilt in the 15th century and rebuilt in the Baroque style in the 17th century. / Church of St. Petra, according to a tradition from the 12th century / Kaštilac, a watchtower from the 16th century. / Fishermen’s Museum / the square, the church of San Rocco, Podve, Mirje – the largest ancient house./ Protected monument is the house of Matija Ivanić, which dates from the 15th to the 16th century.
  • In the area there are beaches equipped for tourism and a campsite used for the practice of naturism.

Go next : The nearest larger town is Jelsa, 2.9 km southeast of Vrboska./ Of the beaches, the most popular is Soline on the Glavice peninsula / The nearby island of Zečevo is also a popular beach destination  / Through the service offered by private boats, during the summer period, it is possible to visit nearby Jelsa or the famous beach of the Golden Horn (in Croatian: Zlatni Rat) on the island of Brač.

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